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sex with a minor. tonight the officer's lawyer says the officer was essentially invited to use scare straight tactics and no objections to the lecture and the handcuffing. all was done in the effort to reach out to a young man. the names are being withheld to protect the names of the minors and prosecutors are looking at charging the officer with false imprisonment. this is a very rare case, and will be interesting to see just how the d.a. handles this. reporting live in san jose, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thanks, alan. >>> well, executions in california could begin again as early as next week for prisoners on san quentin's death row. a federal judge is considering lifting his ban on executions in the state. he heard arguments from both sides today, but some are questioning the timing of all this. lisa amin is live in burlingame with reaction from meg whitman. >> meg whitman talked about jobs, education and her apponent. she's accusing jerry brown of using the death penalty as a political pawn. the fate of death row inmate will be decided on the fifth floor of the federal courthouse i
announcer ] wells fargo. with you when it's time to save. ♪ human being. >> this woman used to work as a housekeeper for meg whitman and she came forward today to say she is here illegally and whitman knew it. >> cecilia vega is here with more on the possible political fallout for the republican candidate. cecilia? >> carolyn, this political fallout could be coming in the days ahead. she said she had no idea her housekeeper was undocumented until last year. but the housekeeper's lawyer said she knew and did nothing about it. >> we have to hold employers accountable for hiring only documented workers. >> that was yesterday. today she emerged, her former house ceerp of nine years and she -- housekeeper for nine years and in the country illegally. >> and i said, meg, please, can you help me? she was very upset and said, no! and you don't know me, and i have never seen you. >> with attorney gloria allred by her side, she said whitman treated her like garbage. >> in short, it was a nightmare. >> from the campaign trail in san jose, whitman fired back. she said she hired nicky through an
and asked for driver's licenses using addresses of homes that burned to the ground. >> they have never had a driver's license before, but that house got burned down. >> they took their id's to various agencies such as pg&e looking for handouts. >> essentially you can walk out with $1500 in gift cards and a free cell phone. >> and they did? >> they did. >> the dmv figured out they were lying and arrested all four people. it is too much for san bruno residents to bear. >> they need to be locked up for a longtime. they need serious, serious punishment. that's the lowest of low. >> inside the neighborhood, police arrested one person for looting and caught two would be looters impersonating a firefighter and utility worker. the residents are still finding some valuables that managed to escape the fire and the thieves. today firecrews cut into a safe they found in the rubble and discovered jewelry inside. residents were given a couple hours today to sort through the debris. >> yeah, i was surprised that my brother's cd's some were still in tact. we were able to find photos of my mom and my aunt
gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin! turned into a wrecking yard this evening. that's after a dump truck came speeding down the grand avenue off-ramp out of control. >> in all 13 carses damaged. five people were hurt. amy hollyfield is near the accident scene tonight with what happened. amy? >> carolyn, one driver told me when she heard the truck start hitting cars she thought it was gunshots. the driver of the truck said he did everything he could to try and stop that truck, but that his brakes were gone. the driver said he felt like he was floating when he was barreling out of control toward a line of cars sitting at a red light. >> oh god the whole way is all i could say. >> he jumped out to check on everyone and was especially relieved when he realized that no one was in the backseat of the honda he hit. >> i think everyone is really lucky. we are
mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin! >>> a violent end to a bay area man hunt. the one suspect wanted by two police departments is dead, and inside his car, a gruesome discovery. >> we begin tonight with breaking news in richmond. the information that links a chp shooting there to unsolved cases in vallejo and hercules. lisa amin is live at the scene for us in richmond. lisa? >> reporter: carolyn -- >> carolyn, we are at the ranch 99 market in richmond where there is an active scene going on behind me. police are trying to piece together this very, very complicated situation. chp officials confirm their officer shot and killed murder suspect valdamaro. he is not the only one who is dead. his girlfriend who police say was kidnapped this morning from vallejo is dead inside of the car. investigators believe she was dead before he got here to richmond. chp
son william, skaechbility the family of 81 year elizabeth torrez tells us she was one of the 4 people killed but the coroner not confirmed her identity. officials have rae leased the names of 3 of the dead and they include 44-year-old jacqueline and her 13-year-old daughter and the woman on the right scene with her boyfriend gomez. he was badly burned trying to rescue her. that young man was horribly wounded trying to save his girlfriend. suddenly he needed saving himself. and family rush to go escape the danger risked their laivs to help him. carolyn takes their story vl. >> we first met tammy the day after the explosion. talking about a neighbor. >> that skin just rolling all of him. and in critical condition. >> that's where the house was, >> that's where the house was, ya. >> horrible. >>reporter: tonight tammy, >>reporter: tonight tammy, her husband meek and their daughter amanda showed us what used to be their neighbor's house. it is gone but he's alive. they believe the explosion blew 19-year-old joseph gomez nearly 300 feet to their door step. >> he still had sm
to the hospital. >> they asked for fight against the fire. >> there were citizens helping us drag fire hose and it was all hand on deck in every sense of the word. >> matt didn't hesitate. >> it was like, boom. we have to help people. this is my city. >> he pulled hoses through people's homes to get people close to the fire quickly. >> they hook it up to the fire high drandz. >> they didn't get the crucial help they needed for more than an hour. that's how long it took. -- that's how long to shut the gas off, and investigatorses want to know why. >> the two valves on both sides of this event, a mile, mile and a half away are manual. thisy have to be turned manually to be turned off. >> they will look into why the line doesn't have valves that shut off automatically which some pg&e lines do have. investigators have asked the public to come forward and give them information that could help them figure out why this happened. they have received close to 90 e-mails. >> with 90 e-mails only one of the e-mails reported that a person smelled gas. it was several weeks ago they called pg&e and they g
that money could be used to save the schools. but at least one councilmember , gnat bate had, says they have been fiscally irresponsible and says the buck stops here. >> they need to get their act together. we can no longer as a city of richland be an atm every time they have a problem and we are threatened with an attempt to close schools. >> bates was the only opposition, but before the meeting started he told me he was going to change his mind because he didn't want those students to suffer. so it is likely richmond will spend the $1.5 million to keep these three schools open for one more year. reporting live in richmond, alan wopping, abc7 news. -- alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you so much. >>> it looks like a fire bug is on the loose in sunnyvale. this is a sketch of the man police call a person of interest in a string of arsons. abc7's lisa amin gulezian is live and, lisa, it sounds like this man has been busy. >> police are hoping this man will give them the answers they need. he was seen leaving the scene of a fire. >> he looks pretty familiar. >> this sketch is now circulating thro
ran for their lives. >> the house next to us was a blaze. it looked like a volcano erupted next to our house. and it was a huge plume of fire and smoke. and the yards were so hot. our front yard was on fire. our backyard was on fire. >> their house and their cat are gone. >> we just have each other. we are happy for that. we lost our cat, but it was either the cat or the kids. we had to choose. >> after the pasta feed tonight, the guererros came to the veterans' memorial rec center in san bruno to talk to pg&e representatives who gave them $1,000 and a voucher for a rental car. and there are semple -- several services for victims if they need it. there are clotheses or any items you need and baby bottles. that is the message tonight. they are overflowing with donations. they need victimses to come here and receive the help that so many want to give. live in san bruno, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> people are so generous in a time of crisis. >>> pg&e made a $1 million contribution to assist the kinds of charity groups that are helping out in san bruno. wells fargo gave $50,000 to the re
procedures. the state's existing supply of one of the drugs used in executions expires on friday. that means if a higher court does not reverse the decision by friday night, the state will be unable to execute brown for several months. >>> the big question in san leandro, how did a dead bear get there? the carcass showed up sunday night outside a market on foothill bowel -- boulevard. it had been shot. now authorities are trying to figure out who dumped this bear and why? amy hollyfield is live in san leandro with a very strange set of circumstances. >> dan, how did they get away with it? it has a liquor store, a deli and a taco restaurant and they were all open at the time. it was lie thrg on the sidewalk plain as day. but when the owner of el taco first saw it, he didn't believe it. >> when we pulled in the parking lot it was like, oh, look, someone is passed out drunk. and then my son said, no, it is a dog. i said, no, it is a bear. he said, it is a stuffed animal and i said, no, it is a bear. look at it. >> it was hard to believe because it was in front of a busy strip mall and all of th
to me. i want to use her words. >>reporter: jackie and the girl died a week ago in the san bruno explosion and fire that killed at least 4 people. >> i want people to know that they matter. that this should never have happened. that we didn't deserve, they were just home making dinner. doing homework. >>reporter: she was eighth grader at the catholic school in san francisco. she was president of the student council. dancer. honor student. her classmates are determined to keep her memory alive. >> she's part of the class 2011 and she's a big part of it and we are not going to forget that. we are keeping her picture up. writ now her desk is still here with things in it. >>reporter: loved ones say the sudden death of jackie and vanessa made them realize the importance of cherishing every day. lesson it seems that she had already learned. >> even if we have a busy schedule we should take time to enjoy and appreciate all of god's gifts. >>reporter: impressive little girl. the few rallies are scheduled for tomorrow and the church has cancelled classes so the students can
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